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Street Trucks November 2019

The # 1 source of inspiration for the custom truck enthusiast. In-depth technical articles educate you on what you can do to set your truck apart.

Land:
United States
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Engaged Media
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Monthly
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2 Min.
who’s comin’ with me?

SO, IT’S OFFICIALLY BEEN A YEAR SINCE I’VE TAKEN OVER AS LEAD EDITOR AND BRAND MANAGER FOR BOTH STREET TRUCKS AND C10 BUILDER’S GUIDE. They say time flies when you’re having fun, and the last year has been nothing less than amazing and exciting for this true truck enthusiast. I’ve met a tremendous amount of cool custom truck owners, tons of badass builders and a multitude of extremely intelligent manufacturers over the year, which has subsequently overflowed my inboxes with every form of media possible. The most challenging task that comes with this position is maintaining a steady line of communication in a timely fashion, but I do my best as many of you know firsthand. I could literally spend all day going back and forth over email and private messenger…

2 Min.
word on the street

Ford Introduces Ranger FX2 Package to Lineup FORD introduced the new Ranger FX2 Package as another choice for customers who want off-road styling and capability in a two-wheel-drive offering. “FX2 expands Ranger’s options for customers who want tough, off-road style with the functionality of a locking differential but don’t need four-wheel drive,” said Brian Bell, Ford Ranger marketing manager. “This is another way our customers can personalize Ranger to match their lifestyle while getting a great value.” Aimed at more urban markets, the FX2 Package rides on 17- or available 18-inch off-road tires to add even tougher styling to two-wheel-drive Ranger. A front underbody guard and air dam-delete provide even more distinction, while shielding the underbody and improving approach angles. Adding to Ranger’s two-wheel-drive capability, the FX2 Package includes an electronic-locking rear differential and…

4 Min.
parts counter

PRO-TOURING PICKUP CHASSIS TCI ENGINEERING RECENTLY RELEASED ITS NEW PRO-TOURING PICKUP CHASSIS MADE TO FIT 1948-1956 FORD F-100 AND 1955-1959 CHEVY PICKUPS. The 8-inch tall main frame rails follow the original frame profile and utilizes over-the-counter brakes, ball joints, and rack and pinion so replacements are readily available. This new Pro-Touring IFS is designed to provide the ultimate in handling, weight savings, strength and ground clearance, along with a broad range of alignment adjustments. Three adjustments on the axle brackets give you the capacity to change the ride height in 1-inch increments. You also have the ability to fine tune the ride height further with the RideTech Million Mile Warranty adjustable coilovers. TOTAL COST INVOLVED ENGINEERING, INC. www.totalcostinvolved.com800-984-6250 BUILT TO SPEC ROADSTER SHOP SPEC SERIES KITS FOR 1960-87 CHEVY C10 ARE DESIGNED TO DELIVER…

3 Min.
armageddon

“HAVING A TRUCK THAT SOUNDS AND DRIVES AS GOOD AS THIS ONE DEMANDS AN AMAZING COAT OF COLOR AND SMOOTHED DOWN CLASSIC BODY PANELS.” BUILDING A TRUCK CAN BE A LOT LIKE GOING TO WAR WITH ALL THE GENERATIONS THAT CAME BEFORE AND AFTER YOUR FINISHED PRODUCT. Hundreds of shops around the country use their skills, minds and available soldiers in their own particular way to wage war with opinionated opposition. Their tools are their weapons and national events are the proving grounds where they battle it out. It’s always nice to bring home a trophy that shows you’re doing mental damage to your competition, but in the case of Ariel Paxon of Stuart, Florida, the ultimate goal is to promote his custom fab shop and continue the dream of doing…

4 Min.
rookie of the year

MANY PEOPLE OUTSIDE OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY HAVE THIS BIG, GLAMOROUS PICTURE OF WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BUILD A CUSTOM TRUCK FOR THE SEMA SHOW. As we’ve mentioned before, it’s not exactly a walk in the park or what everyone thinks it is, and it’s a much larger undertaking than many are capable of living up to. But that didn’t scare Jack Frith, owner of Fiction Fab, and Oscar Quinterro away. This insane full-custom K5 Blazer build began back in January 2018 when Oscar reached out to Jack with a digital rendering and asked if they could possibly meet the deadline of SEMA 2018. The two sat down and discussed a game plan to make it happen. On Feb. 1, the K5 was dropped off at Fiction Fab. Now, to anyone who’s…

2 Min.
truck specs

OWNER Oscar Quinterro 1970 K5 Blazer Fresno, California Krucial Koncepts CHASSIS & SUSPENSION Full Chassis by Fiction Fab Fuel Tank by Fiction Fab Custom front and rear suspension by Fiction Fab Slam Specialty ‘bags Fox Shocks Air Lift 3H air management FLO Airride billet air tank and FLO compressors Canadian Chassis Components rod ends Factory 12-bolt narrowed and rebuilt by Performance Industries Bakersfield, California Powdercoat done by American Powdercoating Bakersfield, California Pinstriping on chassis by Four Eyes All fuel lines, brake lines, hydroboost lines done in braided WHEELS & TIRES 22x8.5 front 22x12 rear HRBB Chinook V3 wheels Toyo tires 265/30/22 front – 335/25/22 rear POWERTRAIN & BRAKES 2010 LS3 w/ 6L80e trans Speed engineering long tube headers Exhaust fabricated by Jon McBride at 200octane Aeroflow Valve Covers Fuel Rail Covers from Big Willies Garage Champion…